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CIMMYT review 1974
During the 6-month period ending March 1974, the staff of this center conducted t review of its own programs. Wheat scientists examined the research fields of maize. The maize staff examined the fields of wheat. The ...
CIMMYT review 1977
CIMMYT occasionally looks over its shoulder at the population clock. On January 1, 1977 this clock showed 4,056,000,000 people in the world. The clock was advancing 200,000 persons per day, 6 millions per month, and 73 ...
Speeding the breeding wheat, triticale, barley: Offseason nurseries
In a world of relentless population growth, shrinking arable land resources per capita and an ever present need for more and better food for the impoverished, there is a tremendous task and responsibility for scientists, ...
CIMMYT review 1978
If we profile CIMMYT history in a diagram, we cannot chart a smooth upward-moving line; rather we see a series of steps - each step reflecting a new situation, new problems, -new oPPortunities, and sometimes new leadership ...
Egypt's maize army
Egypt has pulled together widely dispersed scientists into an efficient, systematic maize research group. With CIMMYT's help, the foundation is being laid for sharply raising the productivity of the nation's major food crop.
Instructions for the management of the International Maize Adaptation Nursery (IMAN)
It has been known for a long time that varieties of maize differ greatly in their response to different environments, Many varieties are specifically adapted to a very narrow range of climatic or edaphic factors, while ...
CIMMYT Maize training: off station experiments 1978 A
CIMMYT Annual Report 1969-1970: On progress toward increasing yields of maize and wheat
Throughout the developing world during the past decade, maize and wheat production has advanced as never before. In Mexico, for example, average yields of wheat progressed from about 2,200 kg/ha in 1960 to 3,200 in 1969-70. ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1970-1971: On maize and wheat improvement
This annual report carries the story of CIMMYT through 1971. Previous reports ended in midyear. Therefore, it has been necessary to report some activities over an 18-month period. The years 1970 and 1971 were extraordinary ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1972: On maize and wheat improvement
The year 1972 was a period of continued progress for CIMMYT and its network of collaborators. To summarize: significant scientific gains are described in this annual report for each branch of CIMMYT'scrop research. In-service ...